Tips that protect your lungs naturally
Lungs are essential organs to be able to live and they are the organs in charge of which the blood receives the oxygen through the air that we breathe, then the blood releases carbon dioxide and the carbon dioxide passes into the air.
We can say then that it is in the lungs where the gaseous exchange with the blood is made, this is the respiratory function of the lungs and in which it provides our organism with the necessary oxygen to be able to live through respiration.
The functions of the lungs are two: one respiratory and one that is not respiratory. In the non-respiratory function, the lungs act as an external filter, through which they defend themselves from the contamination that is in the air, and to which they are exposed, they also perform the metabolic actions eliminating drugs and medicines, acid-base balance, metabolism lipid by pulmonary surfactant action, hormonal participation, and a system of prostaglandins that cause bronchodilation or bronchoconstriction.
The lungs are protected by the ribs and are located inside the thorax. The left lung is slightly smaller than the right lung and also has a slightly lower weight than the right one. The weight and size of the lungs is also different depending on sex, in men the lungs can be larger and heavier than in the case of women.
The weight of the right lung can be about 600 grams and the weight of the left lung about 100 grams less, about 500 grams, these weights can be called indicative or as averages since it will also depend on the characteristics of each person's body.
In order to enjoy good health and have healthy lungs we must take care of them and clean them, leading a healthy life as healthy as possible and avoiding tobacco.
The lungs can be cleaned in a totally natural way with natural products or remedies and with simple and practical advice at the same time.
Tips to clean the lungs naturally
The flu, colds, colds, are often accompanied by mucus or bronchial secretions, also known as phlegm that are trapped in the lungs obstruct the ability of the lungs to perform well, to breathe.
In case these symptoms are accompanied by a fever, you should consult with the doctor so that he can make a timely review.
To eliminate both the mucus and bronchial secretions and clean the lungs we must introduce into our diet the Foods rich in vitamin C and vitamin E, both fruits and vegetables rich in these two vitamins.
Maybe you ask yourself the following question and why use these vitamins? Vitamin C has antioxidant properties which favor us when fighting against free radicals and to avoid the oxidation of the cells of our body as well as our lungs and help prevent lung congestion.
Highlights for example citrus fruits such as orange, lemon, kiwi, grapefruit, blueberries and vegetables such as carrots, spinach, broccoli, pepper, celery and parsley.
Vitamin E has depurative properties that will help us detoxify the lungs so it is advisable to also include in our diet these foods: alfalfa, wheat, rye, brewer's yeast, flax seeds, sunflower, walnuts, almonds, oat bran, avocado, peach, papayas, mangoes, passion fruits , asparagus, pepper, Swiss chard, pumpkin, tomato and plants such as dandelion.
To have clean lungs and eliminate secretions is very important to be well hydrated, drink plenty of water from 1.5 liters to 2 liters of water per day.
We can also resort to other natural remedies such as vapors or vapors with some essential oils that contain adequate properties for the elimination of phlegm. These essential oils are of mint, rosemary, eucalyptus.
Also steam inhalation of the mixture of the following herbs, thyme, rosemary, eucalyptus.
These steam baths can be done either with a humidifier or with a small bowl or bucket in which we will boil water and once it is boiling add 3 drops of the chosen essential oil.
We turn off the fire and inhale the steam that comes off with a towel placed over the head so that the steam is concentrated so that we can inhale it.
This remedy will help us to fluidify and release the phlegm so that we can eliminate them more easily and we can also breathe better in order to avoid the appearance of possible infections. This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor.